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Kyocera Mita Announces KM-P4850w and KM-P4845w Wide Format Printing Systems

Fairfield, New Jersey -- January 2, 2002 -- Kyocera Mita America, Inc., one of the world's leading document imaging companies, introduces two new 600dpi printers designed for the wide format market. The KM-P4850w and the KM-P4845w offer outstanding image quality and large paper capacity with support for a broad array of file formats.

With the introduction of these two new models, Kyocera Mita America, Inc. has reinforced its commitment to delivering a range of products to the engineering environment. This announcement brings to six the total number of product offerings in this important marketplace.

"The KM-P4850w and KM-P4845w fulfill a demand by many users to have 600 dpi printing at no extra cost," said Jim Upham, Kyocera Mita America Sr. Vice President of Marketing. These two products offer not only high image quality but also provide a tandem print capability unique to the engineering drawing reproduction environment."

The KM-P4850w offers speeds up to 6 D size (36" x 24") drawings per minute and is designed for the workgroup, departmental, print for pay and companies of varying size who have a demand for point of need printing. With its 2 standard 500' rolls and optional 3rd 500' foot roll coupled the versatile CAD Master controller the KM-P4850w is powerful wide format print system.

The KM-P4845 offers speed up to 4 D size (36" x 24") drawings per minute and is designed for small workgroups, small companies and low volume point of need applications. With 2-500" rolls standard and an optional 3rd roll along with the powerful CAD Master controller the KM-P4845w is a real workhorse.

With the addition of the optional KM-S4850w scanner, both units can be converted to fully multifunctional systems providing the user with powerful copying and scan-to-file capabilities satisfying the needs of the most demanding environment. With scan speeds up to 7 D size (36" x 24") drawings per minute and a resolution of 600 dpi the KM-S4850w offers high quality imaging demanded by the marketplace. The modularity of the design means the customer can add function as their business grows.

The unique tandem print capability enables users of more than one of Kyocera Mita's KM-4800 series of products to print at speeds up to 12 D size drawings per minute, providing them with that extra output when the demand arises. Two of the Kyocera Mita devices in most cases cost less than competing units in the 12+ D size per minute speed range.

With the addition of these new wide format products Kyocera Mita can now provide a solution for almost any demand in this important marketplace.

All products are available for immediate delivery. The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) are:

  • KM-P4850w $23,998
  • KM-P4845w $17,498
  • KM-S4850w $11,218

    About Kyocera Mita
    Kyocera Mita, with USA headquarters in Fairfield, New Jersey and worldwide headquarters in Osaka, Japan is one of the world's leading digital imaging and document management products and services companies. Kyocera Mita is one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of digital copier/printers that run on computer networks and a leading provider of computer-connectable peripherals including network-ready laser printers, color copier/printers, digital laser facsimiles, multi-functional and wide-format laser imaging solutions. For more information on Kyocera Mita America and Kyocera Mita products, please visit

    Ana Rincon, KMA
    Phone: 973-882-4480
    Fax: 973-882-6048

    Ed Tompkins
    Wide Format Product Manager
    Phone: 973-882-6011